2019 Mercedes G Class Review, Interior and New Concept – Since it was first introduced in 1979, the Mercedes G Class has received more than its fair share of updates. In any case, despite being on the road for nearly 40 years, it’s never once received a complete redesign. Until now. Meet the brand new 2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class.
2019 Mercedes G Class Review, Interior and New Concept
The all-new 2019 Mercedes G Class Review, Interior and New Concept retains its iconic looks while receiving a new, longer frame; independent front suspension; and an interior befitting the Mercedes G Class. 2019 BMW Z4 Redesign and Changes. Among the updates is a new Mercedes G Class that further improves the SUV’s run anywhere capability with electronic aids.
In any case, let’s be honest 99 percent of Mercedes G Class owners will never trek over anything more challenging than wet grass or a snowy road. That’s the reason Mercedes injected abnormal amounts of luxury into the new model. The wheelbase is two inches longer and 4.7 inches wider for a more planted on-road feel and more interior room. The Mercedes G Class will undoubtedly be a smash hit around the world, even with its starting price of €107,040 in Germany roughly $130,900 U.S. dollars.
2019 Mercedes G Class Interior
Inside, the 2019 Mercedes G Class Review, Interior and New Concept is all new, pampering customers in a properly luxurious cabin. The design is still totally familiar, with chunky differential switches and the dashboard grab handle, yet there are higher-quality materials and a new infotainment system. Unlike the outside, Mercedes completely revamped the Mercedes G Class interior. Gone is the 2000s-era dash with dozens of buttons. Mercedes’ new glass cockpit-style interior finds its way from the Mercedes G Class and into the Mercedes G Class.
Twin, 12.3-inch displays shows a digital gauge cluster for the driver and the standard barrage of navigation, vehicle settings, and menus on the center screen. The gauges can be configured into one of three styles at the driver’s whim. They include Classic, Sport, and Progressive. Mercedes’ current infotainment controller resides on the center console and offers haptic feedback when selecting menu options. The rotary dial makes easy work of scrolling. 2019 BMW Z4 Convertible Review. Controls on the steering wheel allow for operating menu screen on the driver’s gauge cluster.
2019 Mercedes G Class Exterior
2019 Mercedes G Class Review, Interior and New Concept has kept that status with the all-new Mercedes G Class thanks to an evolutionary design change rather than something revolutionary. It’s like the Jeep Wrangler; the round headlights, seven-slot grille, wide fenders, and overall shape have been around since 1941 (save for the 1986 – 1995 Wrangler YJ’s square headlights). Changes noticeable by the untrained eye are minimal for 2019. Beside the length, the new Mercedes G Class drops the vents on the front fender, has new LED headlights, a restyled grille and front bumper, and the hood is slightly longer and more flat than before.
Around back, new LED taillights and a restyled third brake light above the rear window are the biggest changes. Familiar elements include the tailgate-mounted spare tire, the rub rails along the body, and the push-button door handles that look almost identical to the outgoing version. In keeping with the Mercedes G Class functionality, the new body boasts improved clearances. Overall ground clearance between the axles has improved a quarter-inch to 9.4 inches; the approach and departure angle improve by one degree to 31 and 30, respectively; and the breakover angle improves by one degree to 26 degrees, despite the added length.
2019 Mercedes G Class Engine
2019 Mercedes G Class Review, Interior and New Concept chose the familiar 4.0-liter twin-turbo V-8 as the debuting engine for the Mercedes G Class, however more are expected in the future. Named the Mercedes G Class, the V-8 kicks out a very respectable 422 horsepower and 450 pound-feet of torque that peaks at only 2,000 rpm and stays strong until 4,750 rpm. A new nine-speed automatic transmission and its torque converter were unique tuned for the Mercedes G Class to meet both on-and off-road driving situations. Mercedes says the gearbox has quicker shift times thanks to a dedicated software application.
And thanks to the nine speeds and wide overall ratio of gears, the V-8 can move the Mercedes G Class down the highway at very low revs, which helps conserve fuel. Mercedes Review is estimating the G500 will achieve 21 mpg combined. A major part of the Mercedes G Class story is its 4WD system. Like before, the G comes with a full-time 4WD system equipped with low-range gears and locking differential in the two axles, as well as in the transfer case. New for 2019 is G-Mode. This drive mode engages when the low range is selected or one of the lockers is turned on. Mercedes G Class adjusts the throttle response, holds gears longer, and softens the adaptive dampers within the suspension.
2019 Mercedes G Class Release Date and Price
The 2019 Mercedes G Class Review, Interior and New Concept starts at €107,040 in Germany. That converts to $130,900 U.S. dollars at current exchange rates and represents a roughly $8,000 increase over the outgoing model. Details on option pricing haven’t been announced, yet should become available closer to the G-Class’ on-sale date later this year.